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Cliff Chirping Frog Eleutherodactylus marnockii (Syrrhophus marnockii)

   

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Cliff Chirping Frog
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Family: Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylid Frogs view all from this family



Description Smooth skin, olive-tan with brown or black spots. Prominent tructuated toe pads on front feet.


Dimensions 1.9-3.8cm. (3/4-1 1/2")


Voice Cricket-like chirping.


Breeding February-December. Can breed up to 3 times a year.


Habitat Limestone hill caves.


Range San Antonio to Big Band, Texas.


Discussion Nocturnal. Due to its flat shape can hide in crevices easily when threatened. Also used to retain moisture.


 

 

 

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